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English definition of “hoary”


adjective uk   /ˈhɔː.ri/ us    /ˈhɔːr.i/
old-fashioned very old and familiar and therefore not interesting or funny: He told a few hoary old jokes and nobody laughed.Tedious and uninspiringOld or old-fashionedThe elderly literary (of a person) very old and with white or grey hairDescribing people who are oldThe elderly
(Definition of hoary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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